BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The LSU Police Department is investigating after a video of a Monday night altercation in a dorm started circulating on social media.
A spokesperson from LSU said Tuesday, “There was an altercation last night that Res Life and LSU Police have been made aware of and are investigating. We do not condone or tolerate physical violence on campus, and we will be addressing this concern in short order, per steps outlined in the Code of Student Conduct.”
In the first week of classes, there were two attempted kidnappings and a shooting during an attempted robbery on campus. LSU said it is working on increasing safety measures with a new security camera system, lighting upgrades, and stationing officers around residence halls at night.
On Monday, a DoorDash driver accused of an attempted kidnapping at Acadian Hall was arrested by LSUPD.
Anyone with information regarding recent crimes is urged to contact LSUPD. For campus police information, click here.